"Uncle Max" (Max Fleischer) draws Betty and Pudgy out of the inkwell. Pudgy is tired and unwilling to perform on Betty's command. Betty uses pen and ink to draw a machine that give Pudgy more pep. Unfortunately, the machine soon runs amok, speeding up not only Pudgy and Betty, but the entire city as well. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/More_Pep) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Betty Boop, Max Fleischer
One Step Beyond - Season one, episode one. A bride begins to predict details of an area she has never visited before, then acts strangely towards her new husband. Original airdate: 1/20/1959 ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, One Step Beyond, John Newland
From The Public Domain Movie Database: Betty travels to an invention show just full of crazy inventions. Betty and her friends demonstrate various doodads and gadgets. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Fleischer Studios, Betty Boop
Betty Boop withdraw in 1939. This cartoon might be her best from that year. Her house is invaded by lively crows and she finds ways to handle the problem. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Betty Boop, Fleischer Studios
An episode of the short lived US sitcom "Meet Corliss Archer" (1954-1955). In this episode, Harry decides to lend Dexter his car, and trouble ensues. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Meet Corliss Archer, 1950s, Cars, Automobiles, Syndicated television
An episode of the masterpoxen 1950's Children's TV show "Howdy Doody", originally aired April 6, 1951. In this episode, the gang searches for an Oil Well. This episode also features original commercials and Network ID, plus lots of comedy, puppets and the "Howdy Doody Old Time Movie". Not bad, though clearly a light childrens show. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 1950s, 1950's, 50s, 50's, Fifties, Howdy Doody, NBC, National Broadcasting...
"Sheena Queen of the Jungle" was a syndicated live-action TV adventure series set in East Africa. There were 26 episodes which ran on independent US television stations in 1955 and 1956. (There are only 8 episodes in this series of 4 posts.) It's stars who appeared in all 26 episodes were Irish McCalla (title role) and Chris Drake. Animal actor Neal the Chimp appeared in 21 episodes. The series was filmed in Mexico. TRIVIA: Anita Ekberg and Debra Paget auditioned and screen-tested for... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: television adventures, jungle adventures, Sheena, jungle girls, jungle jills, Irish McCalla, Chris...
The Swiss are subject to heavy taxes and cruel laws by the conquering Austrians and have to show respect to the Emperor's hat placed in each village. William Tell refuses and is arrested and hearing of his prowess with the crossbow Landburgher Gessler forces Tell to shoot at an apple on his son's head.Stars:Conrad Phillips as William TellJennifer Jayne as Tedda TellRichard Rogers as Walter TellWilloughby Goddard as Landburgher GesslerNigel Green as The BearJack Lambert as Judge Furst ( 2 reviews ) Topics: classic tv, action, fun, itv, british, 1950s, adventure
From The Public Domain Movie Database: Bluto is suing Popeye for assault. They both show the judge some scenes from some of their cartoon to prove their case. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Popeye, Famous Studios
1940's Television: An episode of "Howdy Doody" from the 3rd of August, 1949. This episode features many of the aspects which made the show one of early TV's biggest hits, and even contains original NBC Network IDs. Overall, an unusual example of children's TV from the era when what worked and what didn't was still being worked out. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 40s, 40's, 1940s, 1940's, American Culture, United States, America, NBC,...